A recent report on an internet "click farm" in China is drawing attention to a broader question. Exactly how much of the technological and economic systems that support us is based on "reality"? Also read: Review: All Politics Aside, This Is Why We Like the Antminer L3+ It's no secret that a certain percentage of social media "impressions" are fake. At the very least, it … [Read more...] about Report on Chinese ‘Click Farm’ Shows Our Global Addiction to Fakery
The bitcoin price took its largest hit in weeks today, falling over $200 USD in less than a day. Altcoins like litecoin and dash have also suffered sizable drops. Also read: The Top Five Ways to Use Bitcoin for Mother’s Day At press time, bitcoin had dropped 9.37 percent and litecoin by 15 percent over the past 24 hour period. Dash dropped by 7.3 percent and monero by … [Read more...] about Bitcoin Price Takes a $200+ Dive, What Happens Next?
Hailed by Bloomberg as one of the best performing assets of 2016, Bitcoin has continued its historic price rally throughout most of 2017. Also read: Over the Counter Bitcoin Trading Soars Amid Chinese Exchange Freeze 70% Growth in the Last 90 Days In the last three months alone, bitcoin has grown from $997 to $1760, as of this writing. It has tested $1800 several times … [Read more...] about Bitcoin Continues to Test $1800 While Overall Crypto Market Grows
More people than ever are trading bitcoin over-the-counter (OTC) thanks to the withdrawal freeze placed on Chinese exchanges. Also read: Japanese Exchanges Tell Bitonline: Our Trading Volumes Are Real The Move to Over the Counter: Can’t Stop Bitcoin Earlier this year, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) asked major Chinese bitcoin exchanges OKCoin, BTCC and Huobi to freeze … [Read more...] about Over the Counter Bitcoin Trading Soars Amid Chinese Exchange Freeze
We've seen a huge increase in bitcoin trading volumes from Japan recently. Is that country responsible for the current bitcoin price run? And even if not, are those volumes the result of new conditions in the global bitcoin trading environment, or something else? Also read: Interest-Earning Bitcoin Accounts Introduced as Japan-Fueled Growth Continues For years now, … [Read more...] about Japanese Exchanges Tell Bitsonline: Our Trading Volumes Are Real